60 days in Ireland Itinerary

60 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Kilkenny
— 5 nights
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Wexford
— 4 nights
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Waterford
— 6 nights
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Cobh
— 5 nights
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Kenmare
— 7 nights
Drive
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Dingle
— 6 nights
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Liscannor
— 2 nights
Bus to County Clare, Doolin Pier ->NE, Ferry to Inishmore
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Inishmore
— 4 nights
Ferry to Ros a' Mhíl, Taxi to Westport
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Westport
— 6 nights
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Galway
— 6 nights
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Dublin
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Kilkenny — 5 nights

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Terranova Gardens (in Limerick), Royal Oak Distillery (in Carlow) and Rock of Cashel (in Cashel). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Kilfane Waterfall and Glen, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny holiday builder.

Vienna, Austria to Kilkenny is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vienna to Kilkenny due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Vienna in August, with highs in Kilkenny at 20°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Wexford.
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Wexford — 4 nights

Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Get out of town with these interesting Wexford side-trips: Ferns Castle (in Ferns), Loftus Hall (in Hook Head) and Colclough Walled Garden (in Saltmills). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Curracloe Beach, take a memorable drive along Ring of Hook, steep yourself in history at Tintern Abbey, and go for a walk through Kilmore Quay Harbour.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Wexford visit planner.

Drive from Kilkenny to Wexford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can take a bus to Waterford.
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Waterford — 6 nights

Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Waterford: Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas) and Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea). There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Waterford Greenway, examine the collection at King of the Vikings, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and walk around John F. Kennedy Arboretum.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Waterford trip planning app.

You can take a bus from Wexford to Waterford in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daytime highs in Waterford are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cobh.
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Cobh — 5 nights

Although Cobh played a major role in the story of Irish emigration to America, most people know it as the final port of call for the ill-fated Titanic.
Change things up with a short trip to Birds of Prey Educational Centre in Midleton (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Spike Island, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton, step into the grandiose world of Barryscourt Castle, and tee off at Cobh Golf Club.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cobh trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Waterford to Cobh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Cobh sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kenmare.
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Kenmare — 7 nights

Known for its wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs, Kenmare sits along two major Irish tourist routes, the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.
Get out of town with these interesting Kenmare side-trips: Waterville Golf Links (in Waterville), Glengarriff (Beara Way & Garinish Island) and Healy Pass (in Adrigole). Spend a day of island exploring on the 6th (Tue) at Cape Clear Island. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, play a few rounds at Kenmare Golf Club, stroll around Reenagross Park, and get outside with Ring of Beara.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kenmare trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Cobh to Kenmare in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kenmare are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dingle.
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Dingle — 6 nights

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Step out of Dingle with an excursion to Skellig Ring Scenic Drive in Portmagee--about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 10th (Sat) at Skellig Michael. Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, step off the mainland to explore Great Blasket Island, explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dingle trip maker.

Drive from Kenmare to Dingle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Liscannor.
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Liscannor — 2 nights

Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): go for a walk through Kilkee Cliff Walk, then head off the coast to Scattery Island, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Irish Rural Life. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, then walk around Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark, and then take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Liscannor day trip planning website.

You can drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Inishmore.
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Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:

Inishmore — 4 nights

Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Inishmore is known for historic sites, outdoors, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with Dive Academy - Scuba Diving School, stroll through Kilmurvey Beach, let the kids burn off some steam at Inishmore Playground, and don't miss a visit to Teampall Bhean'in.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Inishmore trip planning website.

Getting from Liscannor to Inishmore by combination of bus and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Westport.
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Westport — 6 nights

Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Change things up with these side-trips from Westport: Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore), Atlantic Drive (in Achill Sound) and Keem Bay (in Dooagh). The adventure continues: ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre, identify plant and animal life at The Lost Valley, steep yourself in history at Ceide Fields, and look for gifts at Foxford Woollen Mills.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Westport trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Inishmore to Westport by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.
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Galway — 6 nights

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphinwatch (in Carrigaholt), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Ballyvaughan (Burren Birds of Prey Centre & Caher Bridge Garden). Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. Next up on the itinerary: tee off at Doolin Pitch & Putt, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk, and head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Galway trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Galway are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Dublin.
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Dublin — 8 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Spend the 9th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Dublin travel route builder app.

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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Ireland travel guide

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Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.
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